Subject: Re: passwd not working right on 1.5_ALPHA
To: Brian Stark <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
Date: 07/05/2000 18:51:46
On Tue, Jul 04, 2000 at 05:56:46PM -0500, Brian Stark wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Jul 2000, WF NiX (tronik) wrote:
> > I had the same problem when i first installed a fresh 1.5_ALPHA snapshot,
> > and it took me about aminute to figure out what was going on.
> > After further investigation i found that passwd was now looking for
> > 'yppasswd' or some other sort of configuration file, (i took a hunch and
> > did 'touch /etc/passwd.conf' and i saw some results, such as now when i
> > typed passwd without parameters i got back 'user@DOMAIN.TLD's password'
> Yeah, this is what I am seeing now too...
> callisto:root# passwd root
> root@NIANGUA.NET's Password:
> The /etc/nsswitch.conf file on 1.5_ALPHA is the same as on 1.4Z, which
> is: $NetBSD: nsswitch.conf,v 1.5 1999/10/24 12:36:52 lukem Exp $.
You can get around it by setting sysctl net.inet.icmp.errratelimit to 0.
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr